Super Greens Hummus

Ingredients

  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans of chickpeas (Also called garbanzo beans. Use a BPA-free can, if possible.)
  • ⅓ cup lime juice, about 2-3 limes
  • 3 garlic cloves, microplaned
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 2 cups spinach, packed
  • 1 cup cilantro, packed
  • 1 cup tahini paste
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ jalapeño pepper (optional)

Method

Step 1 Super Greens Hummus Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Combine the garlic and lime juice in a bowl to allow it to pickle while preparing the rest.

Step 2 Super Greens Hummus Healthy Recipe

Step 2

Fill a small saucepan halfway with water and bring to a simmer. Add the spinach and cilantro and simmer for 1 minute. Remove the greens with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl of ice water.

Step 3 Super Greens Hummus Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Once cool, drain the greens and transfer to a paper or kitchen towel. Squeeze to remove excess liquid from the greens.

Step 4 Super Greens Hummus Healthy Recipe

Step 4

To prepare the hummus, add all of the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. If the hummus is grainy, add a little more water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until smooth.

Step 5 Super Greens Hummus Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Serve the hummus in a bowl with or without a drizzle of olive oil. Try it as a dip with seed crackers or sliced vegetables, as a sauce in lettuce wraps, or with grilled chicken, the options are endless. Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis (based on 10 servings, about 1/3 cup): Calories: 263, Total Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 442mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 8g, Sugars: 4g, Protein: 10g, Net Carbs: 17g

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